Budget Consultation 2019

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The 2019 Budget Consultation has concluded.


The City would like to consult and engage with residents about the 2019 budget, as it plans for its next five-year budget cycle, from 2019 to 2023. We are currently at the end of the public consultation portion of the life cycle (see the full life cycle on this page).

There are many factors that affect the City's operating budget, and City staff continually balance necessary costs and priorities while maintaining the service levels that our community expects.

City directors and managers are always looking for efficiencies that can result in cost savings; however, some things, such as hospital and


The City would like to consult and engage with residents about the 2019 budget, as it plans for its next five-year budget cycle, from 2019 to 2023. We are currently at the end of the public consultation portion of the life cycle (see the full life cycle on this page).

There are many factors that affect the City's operating budget, and City staff continually balance necessary costs and priorities while maintaining the service levels that our community expects.

City directors and managers are always looking for efficiencies that can result in cost savings; however, some things, such as hospital and school tax rates or ICBC rates, remain out of the City's control.

On this page, you can learn more about key budget timelines and processes, view documents, and ask questions of the City's finance managers.

For historical documents, including the City's financial statements, visit the City's budget website.